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    Re: Toyota prado 120 start problem

    Could also be the head gasket.
    Do you have a few puffs of white smoke?
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    Re: Fuel Consumption - Hilux 2.8 Auto

    Im getting on average 11.6 km\L 2.8 auto 4x4.
    I do a good balance between city and hiway driving. Only use eco mode and a\c is always on.

    Im happy[emoji846]
  3. Thread: My new old Prado

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    Re: My new old Prado

    Congratulations. Must say I'm jealous. Miss mine alot [emoji24]
  4. Re: To map or not to map Fortuner GD-6 4x4 is the question???

    If you want to go fast don't buy a Fortuner.
    Get a Gti of an audi Q5 sport or something like that
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    Re: Does your Hilux Revo headrest rattle?

    Mine also rattles,
    Toyota fixed it under warranty
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    Re: Toyota Hilux 4x4 GD6 worst Hilux ever?

    I have a 2.8 GD6 and the 2.4 GD6
    And to be honest i love the 2.4.
    There is really not a big difference in power. For me its mostly cosmetics that sets them apart.
    I average 7.2lt per 100km om the...
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    Re: Hilux GD6 2.8 dune driving

    Quick trip report.
    Averaged 5km\lt
    Traction control must be switched of.
    Did 99% of the trip in 4x4 high range.

    Must say the Hilux made it look easy.

    Thanks for all the tips
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    Re: Hilux GD6 2.8 dune driving

    We are going with Desert Magic.
    Starting the 11th and finishing the 26th
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    Re: Hilux GD6 2.8 dune driving

    Baie dankie
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    Re: Hilux GD6 2.8 dune driving

    Auto
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    Hilux GD6 2.8 dune driving

    Hi all.
    We are doing the Luderitz to Walvis bay Dune trip.
    Any advise on gear selections and feul consumption?
    And any other advice is welcome please.
    This will be the first time driving proper...
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    Re: Confused about tyre choice

    I will go Hankook dynapro atm, the only AT tyre with a 90000km gaurantee.
    About R2000 per tire
  13. Thread: Auto or Manual

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    Re: Auto or Manual

    Ordered the auto!
    Did feel that the auto is not perfect, but is still better than a manual.

    New Toyota extended warranty. 8 years Unlimited km.
    Enough said
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    Re: Prado 120 4x4 Mechanics

    Must agree with Brent.
    Traction control us always on, only stability control is disabled.

    And for me the traction control is not great. Specialy in mud, it tends to brake your momentum. So make...
  15. Thread: Auto or Manual

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    Re: Auto or Manual

    Thanks. I will go do a proper test drive. But the auto just makes more sense.
  16. Thread: Auto or Manual

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    Re: Auto or Manual

    Must say i am very sad not to take the auto. Because i imagened that it will be a lot easier and more comfortable to drive. [emoji31]
  17. Thread: Auto or Manual

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    Auto or Manual

    Hi all.
    How good is the 2.8 hilux auto? I read that it tends to jump gears alot.
    Or is the manual better as an all round bakkie.

    Thanks
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    Re: Jimmy jimny jo-jo!

    [emoji3]
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    Re: Jimmy jimny jo-jo!

    I thought putting a lift kit in a Jimny your warrantee expires?
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    Sticky: Re: Post photos of your Suzuki here

    [emoji2] 498824
  21. Re: Jimny tyres 215/75/15 vs std tyres and 40mm lift

    This might be a stupid question but is it the 215 of the tire or the hight 75 making the difference on the fuel and the power?
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    Re: Toyota Prado - Need some advice please

    Sure but a petrol engin handles it a lot better
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    Re: Toyota Prado - Need some advice please

    I would go petrol.
    You never know the quality of diesel in Africa.
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    Re: Prado to Jimny 4x4ing

    Please let me know if i am wrong.
    But wont a diff-lock still be working better?
    What is usually the problem? Running out of power or losing traction?
  25. Thread: Jimny Fuel Usage

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    Re: Jimny Fuel Usage

    I am about 80% sure all the petrol comes from the same tanks/storages.
    Only diesel is different from supplier to supplier.

    But anyways, we get about 7.5l/100 but she is still new. I was hoping it...
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    Re: Prado to Jimny 4x4ing

    I saw them, i think its R18000
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    Prado to Jimny 4x4ing

    So we took our Jimny out for some 4x4 to see what she can do. I must say i miss my traction control.
    Is the aftermarket diff lock a good idea on the Jimny?
  28. Thread: New Jimny owners

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    New Jimny owners

    So we are officially a 1st time Suzuki Jimny owner. Looking forward to join the club [emoji3] 491715
  29. Thread: 3.8 gls

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    Re: 3.8 gls

    Thanks[emoji106]
  30. Thread: 3.8 gls

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    3.8 gls

    Hi all.
    Anything to look out for on a second hand 3.8 GLS?

    Thanks
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    Re: 2006 Prado with 320 000 k/m

    Congrats. Happy miles
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    Re: 2006 Prado with 320 000 k/m

    Hi IMO
    Congrats. You will enjoy every moment.
    I had a fully loaded roofrack with standard suspension, she still felt perfect. 485584485585
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    Re: Prado 120 4.0 V6 -vs- Fortuner 3.0 4x4 ??

    Looks great. Congratulations and happy miles.
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    Re: Prado 4L power on hills

    I agree with dirtshark.
    If im cruising im driving 110. Works great.
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    Re: V6 petrol snorkel?

    I only did it because it looks nice. I think that is the main reason fpr most guys
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